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Red Collar Pet Foods Expands Operations in Franklin, Tennessee

Pet food manufacturer Red Collar Pet Foods will invest $3.65 million to expand its headquarters operations in Franklin, Tennessee.

A leading manufacturer of mainstream and premium private label dog food, dog treats, cat food and cat treats for national retail customers, the company produces dry dog and cat food, including mainstream, premium, meat-first and grain-free varieties. Red Collar’s Franklin facility supports six other locations across the U.S.

“At Red Collar Pet Foods, we are excited to call Franklin our home! As Red Collar continues to grow and expand, we look forward to continuing to invest together in our associates and our business in Tennessee,” Chris Hamilton, President & CEO, Red Collar Pet Foods said.

Red Collar currently employs 50 people at its facility in Williamson County, with plans to add 30 more associates. With this expansion, the company will be better equipped to keep up with growing demand.

“Red Collar’s decision to expand its headquarters in Franklin showcases that Tennessee’s excellent business climate and talented workforce make it an ideal location for companies to do business. I thank Red Collar for its commitment to Williamson County and look forward to this company’s continued success in our state,” said Governor Bill Lee.

“Tennessee’s headquarters, finance and tech industry is seeing unprecedented growth. Since 2014, companies have invested $3.5 billion in this sector, and I appreciate Red Collar for continuing this momentum and creating 30 new jobs in Williamson County,” TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe added.

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